» Asha Bhosle Receives Lifetime Achievement Award At DIFF
Asha Bhosle Receives Lifetime Achievement Award At DIFF
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Legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle was honoured with the Lifetime
Achievement Award for her contribution to Indian cinema at the
Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), which began
The 'Piya tu ab to aaja' hitmaker, who has recorded every style
of music from film to folk songs, Indian classical music to pop
songs and ghazals, received the award Wednesday, looking elegant in
a cream sari, a pearl neckpiece, her trademark bindi and with her
hair adorned by flowers.
"Receiving DIFF award from Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammed Al
Maktoum," Bhosle tweeted.
On receiving the award, the 81-year-old also treated the
audience to an impromptu performance of some of her memorable
renditions from her repertoire of over 12,000 songs. Bhosle, who
has sung for more than 850 films, has recently collaborated with
her sister and melody queen Lata Mangeshkar for new album 'Mein
Acclaimed Egyptian actor Nour El Sherif also received the DIFF
Lifetime Achievement Award this year for his work in more than 40
films in a career that's spanned almost five decades.